Gastric surgery results in kidney stone risk

Hi friends,Hope you all have a great day ahead.Today i am going to tell you about effect of Gastric bypass surgery.Gastric bypass surgery can raise the risk of developing kidney stones, says a new study. Researchers at Texas University have found patients who undergo gastric bypass surgery experience changes in their urine composition that in turn increase their risk of developing kidney stones.The study found that some of these urinary changes place weight-loss surgery patients at higher risk for developing kidney stones than obese patients who don't undergo the procedure.For the study, researchers collected urine samples from 38 study participants.There were 16 women and three men in each of two groups. One group had undergone Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery; the second group contained normal obese individuals.RYGB, which is one of the most commonly performed weight-loss procedures, involves the creation of a small gastric pouch and allows food to bypass part of the small intestine.The researchers found that the excretion of a material called oxalate in urine was significantly greater in the participants who had the surgical procedure than those who did not (47 per cent compared with 10.5 respectively).Hope this information is useful to all.